Why insider trading matters?

Numerous studies have examined whether there is evidence that U.S. insiders systematically trade on private information despite the legal deterrence. The consensus appears to be that insider purchases (but not sales) tend to be followed by positive abnormal stock price performance, particularly for small growth stocks.

- Prof. B. Espen Eckbo, Dartmouth College
Container Store Group, Inc. (TCS)
Sector: Consumer Cyclical; Industry: Specialty Retail

The Container Store Group, Inc. operates as a retailer of storage and organization products and solutions in the United States. It operates in two segments, The Container Store and Elfa. Its merchandise category includes Custom Closets, including elfa and Laren branded products and installation services, as well as closet lifestyle department products; storage, long-term storage, and shelving; kitchen and trash; office, collections, and hooks; bath, travel, and laundry; gift packaging, seasonal, and impulse; and others. As of March 30, 2019, it operated 92 stores with an average size of approximately 25,000 square feet in 33 states and the District of Columbia. The Container Store Group, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Coppell, Texas.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2013-11-06 MILLER JEFFREY A VICE PRESIDENT & CAO Buy 1,000 $18.00 $18,000 No

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